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08-06-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By JoeTBM

Perfectly agree and as old spoke makes the...

Perfectly agree and as old spoke makes the perfect tool for the "wire"
07-31-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By JoeTBM

Had one of these in my shop last year and also...

Had one of these in my shop last year and also wondered about parts, I found some on ebay at that time

A little pricey, but here is one

LandRider-Auto-Shift-Bicycle-Drive-Belt...
07-31-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 605
Posted By JoeTBM

Why not call the "Gorilla" folks and ask them? ...

Why not call the "Gorilla" folks and ask them?

Found this on their FAQ https://www.gorillatough.com/first-aid-sds/tapes/



Let us know what you find out from them
07-30-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By JoeTBM

What prompted you to change the chain in the...

What prompted you to change the chain in the first place on a 3 month old bike with little ride time? Were you having other issues?
07-30-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By JoeTBM

Snapping a chain is pretty hard to do. I am...

Snapping a chain is pretty hard to do. I am suspecting something else may have damaged the chain or drive chain. You say this is a 2020 model, so it's not like it has been abused for a long time and...
07-29-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By JoeTBM

The Greenfield is a great kick stand, The are...

The Greenfield is a great kick stand, The are meant to be cut/trimmed to the needed length
07-23-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 748
Posted By JoeTBM

Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 33,430
Posted By JoeTBM

They all came from up north :D

They all came from up north :D
07-19-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By JoeTBM

Do you have a dork disk on that wheel. If it is...

Do you have a dork disk on that wheel. If it is warped it may generate that noise as the cassette spins against it. Try it with it removed.
07-16-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By JoeTBM

You may also want to check the chain for wear or...

You may also want to check the chain for wear or otherwise know as "stretch", that may explain why all of a sudden it's too long.
07-14-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By JoeTBM

If you have an ebay account, quite a few options...

If you have an ebay account, quite a few options there on the tires you are seeking

Bike Tire 32-630 (https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Bike+Tire+32-630&_sacat=0)
...
07-07-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By JoeTBM

I run a charity shop rebuilding donated used...

I run a charity shop rebuilding donated used bikes. Salvaging parts is a source for many parts but things like cables, housings, brake pads, etc. you need to buy new. I find ebay great for this and...
Forum: Foo
07-07-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 33,430
Posted By JoeTBM

Bad Link

Bad Link
07-06-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By JoeTBM

and they don't rust.....

and they don't rust.....
07-06-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By JoeTBM

I presume that when you are centering them you...

I presume that when you are centering them you are first loosening the back nut, center them and then re-tighten. Also your front nut/locknut may be to tight and therefore binding

Check out this...
07-06-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By JoeTBM

I really do not like to use tape, especially on a...

I really do not like to use tape, especially on a regular basis. I find it harder to remove and cleanup. Rubber rim liners are easy to remove (to change a spoke) and reinstall.
Yes tape is good for...
07-04-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By JoeTBM

:geek: I think we just found a bag of 25 via an...

:geek: I think we just found a bag of 25 via an obscure search on ebay from Planet Cyclery in Colorado, reasonable price too. We'll see if they ship :twitchy:
07-04-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By JoeTBM

Since we are not a brick & mortar shop,...

Since we are not a brick & mortar shop, distributors will not take us on as a "dealer" but we do work through a LBS that is supportive of our work and does deal with JBI.
They are not marking up...
07-03-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks Andy, yes we have seen delays on many...

Thanks Andy, yes we have seen delays on many previous orders, some are out there for 90-120 days right now.

Fortunately I have ample stock for now of 26" items but we just used the last 20" liners...
07-03-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By JoeTBM

No we do not and looking at their criteria for...

No we do not and looking at their criteria for dealers we would not meet the requirements.
07-03-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By JoeTBM

ISO 20" Rim Liners

For the life of me I cannot find 20" x 20mm rim liners from my usual sources. Anyone got a line on where to find some for my charity shop?

Or maybe can spare a few, thanks.
07-01-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By JoeTBM

Best bet is a donor bike.

Best bet is a donor bike.
06-28-20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

Glad you are OK :eek:

Glad you are OK :eek:
06-27-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

Your "title" coprolite fully describes you and I...

Your "title" coprolite fully describes you and I am not going to waste anymore electrons continuing this thread with youDefinition of coprolite: fossilized excrement
06-27-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

Were you born with that sorry loser attitude or...

Were you born with that sorry loser attitude or do you work at being that way on purpose?

Either way I'll pray for your soul because you are going to need it.
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 33,430
Posted By JoeTBM

Only in Florida

Only in Florida
06-27-20, 03:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

That was my thought too, possible defect in the...

That was my thought too, possible defect in the steel.
Yes we put in a spindle, cranks (same chain ring size) and a set of pedals from our "salvage" stock along with new bearings and grease....
06-27-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

It was a mountain type bike, that is a pivot...

It was a mountain type bike, that is a pivot point of the frame.
06-27-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

It's not my bike, Yeah we get a lot of those...

It's not my bike, Yeah we get a lot of those donated in.

It came into our charity shop but thanks for showing what a snob you are and that you didn't read the OP, then again maybe you only looked...
06-27-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

The bike more then likely was laying around...

The bike more then likely was laying around outside after it broke, we get a lot of rusty bikes and items.:lol:
06-26-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By JoeTBM

New One for me, sheared off crank spindle

Among the bike donations last week was this one, the NDS spindle was sheared off. It did not show any signed of being cut, it looked like it snapped.

The rest of the bike was pretty decent looking...
06-25-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,847
Posted By JoeTBM

I have never seen teeth break off on a freewheel...

I have never seen teeth break off on a freewheel like that ....was it dropped or something dropped on it?
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 03:36 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 33,430
Posted By JoeTBM

Florida ambulance-theft suspect chased down, arrested at gunpoint, police video shows

A Florida (https://www.foxnews.com/category/us/us-regions/southeast/florida) man suspected of stealing (http://ews.com/category/us/crime/robbery-theft) an ambulance from a hospital Tuesday night was...
06-23-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,535
Posted By JoeTBM

That is a lot of clamps. I got one recently...

That is a lot of clamps.

I got one recently in a pile of parts that I picked up, it was a bench mount model (PRS-7.1) but missing a couple of parts (adjustment linkage assembly, etc) Park Tool was...
06-22-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,535
Posted By JoeTBM

Yes I have that fixed clamp on one of my stands...

Yes I have that fixed clamp on one of my stands with a heavy squarish base, we don't use it too much, someone donated it to our shop. It only comes out when we have the whole team working at...
06-21-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By JoeTBM

Have you cleaned your rims?

Have you cleaned your rims?
06-21-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,535
Posted By JoeTBM

I have never seen that style of stand before and...

I have never seen that style of stand before and love the wheels idea,

I wonder how hard it would be to add an axle and wheels to my PCS-4-1 what we leave permanently set up in the shop (the legs...
06-19-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By JoeTBM

Use a bucket and a brush

Use a bucket and a brush
06-19-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By JoeTBM

Shortages and long lead times are the norm across...

Shortages and long lead times are the norm across the board. As I work with mostly used bikes this time of year, it has become challenging even to find bulk buying of parts (cables, tubes, tires,...
06-09-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,910
Posted By JoeTBM

Check ebay

Check ebay
06-07-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By JoeTBM

Two things bother me in the pictures 1. The...

Two things bother me in the pictures

1. The cable housing looks kinked, bent or damaged as it enters the DER, that need replair/replacement. (Your 2nd picture):)
2. There should be a bolt with a...
06-02-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By JoeTBM

Thank you both, printed out the C-10 & C-15/16...

Thank you both, printed out the C-10 & C-15/16 manuals, we'll try these instructions out
06-01-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By JoeTBM

Looking for user manual old computer

We get in a lot of donated bikes, some have basic computers and we always try putting in a new battery to see if it works, if it doesn't then it just gets tossed.If the new battery makes it come...
06-01-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By JoeTBM

Private message me your address and I'll drop a...

Private message me your address and I'll drop a few in the mail for you or you can send an email via my website (profile) or in my signature line, use the "contact us" page
05-31-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By JoeTBM

A good hardware store or bike shop will have...

A good hardware store or bike shop will have metric screws, here in the states that would be ACE Hardware, Home Depot or Lowe's. Can't say what it would be in Canada
05-31-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By JoeTBM

Is it your axle that is not spinning freely or...

Is it your axle that is not spinning freely or the freewheel. If the freewheel, try removing it and drip oil into the spinning edge. If it is the axle, try adjusting the cones a little looser,
05-29-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By JoeTBM

I usually buy most of my parts on ebay but tried...

I usually buy most of my parts on ebay but tried AliExpress a few months ago. I am severely disappointed in their lack of customer service and lead time is worse then ebay if the product gets there...
05-27-20, 02:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,366
Posted By JoeTBM

No issue at all, just wanted to make sure you...

No issue at all, just wanted to make sure you understood there is a difference between the two methods :thumb:
05-27-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,366
Posted By JoeTBM

There is a big difference between soldering and...

There is a big difference between soldering and welding
05-26-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By JoeTBM

Check the seating of the front tire on the rim...

Check the seating of the front tire on the rim (deflate and re-inflate if needed) and that the axle is properly seated into the fork dropouts.
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